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There are SO many Halloween sweet treat recipes floating around the internet, I thought why not come up with a deliciously scary & savory healthy Halloween recipe! This orange and black pasta can be made with lots of variations. I used a sweet potato to make the...read more
Stocking your pantry with nutrient-dense ingredients and food is essential for keeping your body nourished, so it can keep you healthy and lookin' good! In this day and age, we're all SO busy, and by the time we get home at the end of a long day the last thing we want...read more
How many times have you said to yourself: “UUUUGHHHH if I just had more willpower!!!” “My willpower sucks, I’ll just start again on Monday!” “Why do I keep screwing up even though I know what I SHOULD be eating, damn willpower!” Ugh, if only. If only it was willpower...read more
When I was trying so hard to lose weight - and basically abusing my body at the gym and depriving it of delicious foods - in the back of my head I really believed if I loved or accepted my body for what it was, my body would just be like: "OK she’s cool with me, I...read more
Snacks can be a great way to give your kids extra fuel they need for growing and being healthy and strong. But it can be hard enough to get kids to eat healthy snacks*, especially at school or daycare when junk food and sugary snacks are showing up in their friends...read more
Eating out at restaurants does not have to work against your health and fitness goals...especially when hitting up delicious types of internationally-inspired restaurants like Mexican, Italian, Mediterranean, and Indian cuisine. Eating foods from different cultures...read more
Dieting is the quickest way to gain weight, with the best of intentions, long term. YUP! You read that right! Here’s how: Think back to the first time you thought to yourself “I want to lose weight!” What did you decide to do? Eat less? Go on a diet? Eat “clean”?...read more
Did you know most processed protein bars you see on the shelves in the grocery stores and specialty shops are loaded with sugar and a laundry list of ingredients - some of which you don't even know what they are? Sure they have 20+ grams of protein, but is it worth it...read more
I really have absolutely no idea how much I weigh, which is crazy for me to think about, considering I spent YEARS of my life weighing myself daily and obsessing about the number I saw on the scale. The scale and I broke up a long time ago, and it was the best breakup...read more